Bay Course at Kapalua Resort

3.5 stars out of 5
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300 Kapalua Dr
Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii 96761
Maui County
Phone(s): (877) 527-2582, (808) 669-8044

For golfers looking for an inclusive Hawaii resort vacation, Kapalua Resort offers luxury both on the course and off. The Bay Course, designed by Arnold Palmer and Francis Duane, is a championship course with rolling fairways and generous greens. When not on Bay, explore Kapalua, 23,000-acres of paradise.

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Looking for Hawaii resort golf at its best? Look no further than the Bay Course at Kapalua Resort.

The Bay Course is the pride of Kapalua, which is located on Maui's northwest shore and stretches from gorgeous mountain peaks to the Pacific Ocean. The resort, a 23,000-acres paradise, features award-winning accommodations, flawless beaches, ancient lava flows and fields of fresh pineapple.

The Bay is the elder of Kapalua's two championship courses. Designed by Arnold Palmer and Francis Duane, the 6,600-yard, par-72 Bay has easy, rolling fairways and generous greens.

For the family, Bay offers junior tees on the front nine. Also, the resort is home to Kapalua Golf Academy, a state-of-the-art instructional facility, which can offer assistance to both beginners and scratch golfers.

3.5 stars out of 5
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Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Arnold Palmer, Francis Duane, Hale Irwin
  • Public/Private: Resort
  • Year opened: 1972
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Guest Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes
  • Fairways: Bermuda Grass
  • Greens: Bermuda Grass


  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes

Green fees price ranges

  • Week days: $169 - $229
  • Weekends: $169 - $229

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Dress code: Proper attire is required.
  • Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
Championship 72 6600 137 72.7
Forward 72 5119 115 65.5
Regular 72 6051 135 71.4
Resort 72 5686 126 68.3
Regular (W) 72 6051 134 76
Resort (W) 72 5686 131 73.7
Forward (W) 72 5119 124 70.2
Combo Championship/Regular 72 6294 135 71.4
Combo Resort/Forward (W) 72 5414 129 71.7

Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • 3.5 stars out of 5
    by Thompson
    on December 30th, 2009 19:37
    This is a good, solid course (the site of the LPGA's 2008 Kapalua event) and features a couple challenging and fun holes. There is an especially good stretch on the front nine where a short par 4 and a long par 3 along the water provide some exciting challenges, especially when the wind is blowing (which is usually is!). The Plantation course, which hosts the SBS PGA Tour event, is a better experience overall (more spectacular views and a higher ratio of good to average holes) but this course is nice too. The Kapalua resort is wonderful, with a great Ritz hotel, excellent restaurants on site, and top-notch practice facilities. The customer service at Kapalua is always excellent.
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